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485 People Die of Covid-19 in India as Tally Crosses Grim 93.5 Lakh-mark With 41k New Cases

Indians throng a market for shopping ahead of Hindu festival Diwali in Ahmedabad, India, Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. India's tally of coronavirus cases is currently the second largest in the world behind the United States. The government warns that the situation can worsen due to people crowding markets for festival shopping. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)

Indians throng a market for shopping ahead of Hindu festival Diwali in Ahmedabad, India, Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. India's tally of coronavirus cases is currently the second largest in the world behind the United States. The government warns that the situation can worsen due to people crowding markets for festival shopping. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)

The total coronavirus cases increased to 93,51,109 and the death toll climbed to 1,36,200 with the virus claiming 485 more lives, the data updated at 8 am showed.

India's COVID-19 tally of cases climbed to 93.51 lakh with 41,322 new infections being reported in a day, while 87,59,969 people have recovered so far pushing the national recovery rate to 93.68 per cent, according to the Union health ministry data updated on Saturday.

The total coronavirus cases increased to 93,51,109 and the death toll climbed to 1,36,200 with the virus claiming 485 more lives, the data updated at 8 am showed.

After showing an upward trend for three days in a row, the active COVID-19 caseload decreased to4,54,940, remaining below 5 lakh for the 18th consecutive day. It comprises4.87per cent of the total caseload, the data stated. TheCOVID-19casefatality rate stands at 1.46 per cent.

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first published:November 28, 2020, 10:47 IST